Bijapur District, with population of about 21.8 lakh is Karnataka's the 7th most populous district, located in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Bijapur district is about 10 thousand km2 and it is the 4th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 207 persons per km2. There are 5 sub districts in the district, among them Bijapur is the most populous sub district with population of about 7.2 lakh and Muddebihal is the least populous sub district with population of about 2.9 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 21.8 lakh people, among them about 11.1 lakh (51%) are male and about 10.7 lakh (49%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bijapur district is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 4.1 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 77% (about 16.8 lakh) live in Bijapur District rural part and 23% (about 5 lakh) population live in the Bijapur District urban part. Rural population density of Bijapur district is 164 and urban population density is 1905 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bijapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,177,331 1,695,244 442,773 39,314 318,406
Male 1,111,022 864,670 226,440 19,912 164,856
Female 1,066,309 830,574 216,333 19,402 153,550

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Bijapur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Bijapur 721075 Almel 18667 Bijapur 327427
Indi 421169 Kolhar (Old) 16568 Indi 38217
Sindgi 395675 Devara Hippargi 16554 Sindgi 37226
Basavana Bagevadi 348721 Chadchan 15542 Muddebihal 34217
Muddebihal 290691 Nidagundi 15291 Basavana Bagevadi 33198
Managuli 15109 Talikota 31693
Nalatawad 13150
Salotgi 12970
Tikota 11984
Tamba 10707

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 17% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 957 in Muslims are 969.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bijapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,177,331 1,786,830 369,588 2,433 558 374 8,665 499 8,384
Male 1,111,022 912,900 187,716 1,147 296 188 4,360 242 4,173
Female 1,066,309 873,930 181,872 1,286 262 186 4,305 257 4,211

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 20.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 18.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 21.1% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 19.9%. General caste population has increased by 17.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 32.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 30.8% and child population has increased by 11% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bijapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.5% 17.5% 32.5% 30.8% 11%
Male 19.9% 16.9% 32.3% 28.8% 10.8%
Female 21.1% 18.2% 32.6% 32.9% 11.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 960 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 961, in schedule caste is 955 and in schedule tribe is 974. There are 931 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has increased by 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bijapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 11 2 30 3
2011 960 961 955 974 931
2001 950 950 953 944 928

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Bijapur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Muddebihal 985 Nagaral 1196 Muddebihal 991
Basavana Bagevadi 970 Takkalaki 1144 Talikota 988
Bijapur 964 Matakal Devanhalli 1136 Basavana Bagevadi 983
Sindgi 952 Byalyal 1136 Bijapur 982
Indi 935 Turkangeri 1117 Sindgi 972
Jammaladinni 1109 Indi 957
Gonal (P.N.) 1090
Bekinal 1088
Saladhalli 1077
Kandaganur 1077

Literacy

Total about 12.5 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 7.3 lakh are male and about 5.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bijapur is 67%. 77% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bijapur

Total Male Female
Change 10.1% 7.3% 13.2%
2011 67.1% 77.2% 56.7%
2001 57% 69.9% 43.5%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Bijapur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bijapur 72 Bijapur (Rural) 98 Muddebihal 84
Muddebihal 69 Bhaganagar 84 Bijapur 83
Basavana Bagevadi 65 Budihal Don 82 Talikota 79
Indi 64 Mudur 80 Sindgi 78
Sindgi 63 Akalwadi 79 Indi 77
Madari 79 Basavana Bagevadi 73
Mullal 78
Chadchan 78
Jangamural 77
Budihal (P.Naltawad) 77

Workers profile

Bijapur has 43% (about 9.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 33% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 24% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bijapur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42.6% 34.9% 7.7% 57.4%
Male 52.2% 45.8% 6.5% 47.8%
Female 32.6% 23.6% 9% 67.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bijapur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Managuli 159.6 Basavana Bagevadi 126.5
Kanamadi 96.5 Bijapur 98.7
Kakhandaki 80.5 Indi 27.1
Honawad 79.6 Muddebihal 6.8
Ukkali 75.9 Talikota 2.8
Sindgi (Rural) * 72.2 Sindgi 1.5
Nalatawad 67.9
Babaleshwar 67.1
Kudari Salawadgi 66.1
Devara Hippargi 65.1